Available Positions

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position. Currently available positions are listed below; click on the titles to see more information and to apply.
CORPORATE & INSTITUTIONAL ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR
Job Summary

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is seeking an enthusiastic and results-driven individual to manage and grow our corporate and institutional giving programs.  This is an exciting opportunity to become a part of Habitat’s talented development team and to contribute to the mission of helping low-income families become homeowners.

Under the direction of the Donor Relations & Major Gifts Manager, the Corporate & Institutional Engagement Coordinator is responsible for supporting annual and quarterly fundraising goals, as well as identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding gifts from businesses and other institutional donors.  This position is responsible for recruiting and managing participation in “group build days,” in which companies, schools, and other groups donate to Habitat so their volunteer teams can help build Habitat homes. This individual also will design and implement new strategies and programs to increase financial support of our mission by corporations, colleges, faith-based organizations and other nonprofit organizations.

Each year Habitat Greater Boston successfully raises $2.5 to $3 million in charitable contributions by employing relationship-based fundraising methods. This position is a wonderful opportunity to help the organization grow and achieve its goal of increasing annual charitable revenues to $3.5 – $4 million annually.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Donor Relations & Major Gifts Manager to create and implement strategies for growing revenue and deepening relationships with corporate donors, institutional funders, and nonprofit organizations.
  • Develop a corporate relations plan that cultivates and stewards relationships with businesses and appropriately recognizes their involvement and contributions.
  • Focus on deepening relationships with corporate and organizational volunteers, fostering the link between volunteers and donors.
  • Create systems to effectively track contributions from organizations and their volunteers in Neon CRM.
  • Coordinate build teams in collaboration with the Director of Construction.
  • Promote and expand the number of employee giving programs that support our mission, and with the Donor Relations & Major Gifts Manager, manage donor relations with individuals employed by or related to corporate sponsors.
  • Work with Habitat campus chapters to encourage their fundraising activities, including planning at least one “Campus Chapter Summit” for college chapter representatives each year.
  • Assist the CEO and the External Relations Director on planning and organizing our signature fundraising event, the American Dream Awards Breakfast.
  • With guidance from the Donor Relations & Major Gifts Manager, develop tools to measure the effectiveness of corporate and institutional giving programs and measure the returns on investment of Habitat’s resources.
  • Serve as one of the primary point of contacts with Habitat for Humanity International to manage grants associated with build days to the Greater Boston affiliate.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills & qualifications:

  • One to three years of experience in development or a related field. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated success in corporate fundraising and/or volunteer management.
  • Proven track record raising funds and building long-term relationships with funders.
  • Ability to think strategically, creatively, and independently.
  • Ability to take initiative, juggle a variety of projects, and effectively manage multiple priorities.
  • A donor-centric approach when dealing with companies and individuals.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including strong writing and editing abilities.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team, working collaboratively with others to reach common goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the importance of gathering good data, maintaining consistent records, and establishing metrics to evaluate success.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed, including evenings and weekends on occasion.
  • Commitment to Habitat for Humanity’s mission.
  • Bachelor’s degree.

Compensation

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Paid vacation and holidays. 75% employer-paid health insurance.

About Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston

  • Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is dedicated to building simple, low-cost homes in partnership with low-income families who need decent and affordable housing. We believe homeownership is a vital step to help families break the cycle of poverty. Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. To learn more, please explore our website at habitatboston.org

To Apply:

  • Send your resume and a cover letter specifically explaining why you’re interested in the position and how your experience could benefit Habitat Greater Boston.
  • Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
  • Your materials should be emailed to the attention of Jennie Woo, Donor Relations and Major Gifts Manager, at hiring@habitatboston.org. Please put your full name and “Corporate & Institutional Engagement Coordinator” in the subject line.

Applications will be considered as they are received; final deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position.

CONSTRUCTION CREW LEADER- AmeriCorps National Direct Member
About Habitat Greater Boston:

 Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston (HFHGB) builds strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. We bring people together to build homes, communities and hope by revitalizing neighborhoods, building sustainable and affordable housing solutions, and empowering families through successful homeownership. Since 1987, we have partnered with families with limited incomes and volunteers to build affordable homes and strengthen

Habitat Greater Boston is a Massachusetts nonprofit corporation and an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International.

Construction Crew Leader:

HFHGB is seeking passionate and dedicated individuals to serve as Construction Crew Leaders through our AmeriCorps National Direct program.

This position will work alongside the HFHGB Construction staff to assist in all aspects of residential construction. They will develop construction skills and help lead volunteer groups building Habitat homes.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist in ensuring all stages of the construction process are completed on schedule
  • Motivate and assist volunteers of diverse skill sets in constructing Habitat homes
  • Promote partnership among all participants in the Habitat program
  • Ensure workers and worksite remain safe
  • Maintain a professional, positive, supportive environment on the job site

Qualifications:

  • Strong passion for Habitat’s mission
  • Ability to commit to serving 10.5 months
  • Experience/interest in developing project management skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to delegate tasks effectively
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • No construction experience necessary but highly preferred

HFHGB AmeriCorps Benefits include:

  • Valuable professional development and opportunities to further your career
  • Monthly living allowance of $1,260
  • Additional $200 monthly housing stipend and $85 monthly towards transportation costs
  • Eligibility to postpone repayment of federally-funded student loans during term of service. (Including interest accrual during this time)
  • Education award of $5,815 upon completion of the service term.
  • Additional benefits include in-service training opportunities, and sick leave, health care coverage, and childcare expenses (if eligible).

Habitat for Humanity engages people of all ages and backgrounds in addressing community needs.

To Apply:

Please email your resume and cover letter (include potential start date) to hiring@habitatboston.org. In the subject line, put “Construction Crew Leader-Americorps Position.” Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position.

BOX TRUCK DRIVER
The Habitat for Humanity ReStore in West Roxbury is looking for a qualified and experienced full-time driver to pick up donations from homes in Greater Boston. The ReStore is a retail store that sells donated new and used building products, furniture, appliances, and home goods to raise funds for Habitat’s affordable home building efforts in Greater Boston. The ReStore is open to the public.

The position reports to the ReStore Manager and is a full-time position, 5 days a week from 9 am until 5:30 pm (must work Saturdays).

Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Experience driving a 16-ft. box truck.
  • No Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required.
  • Strong driving knowledge of Greater Boston.
  • Ability to lift more than 50-lbs, and heavier items with two people.
  • Great people skills are a must as a representative of Habitat Boston; customer service is a top priority.
  • Neat, well-groomed appearance.
  • Must have at least 4 years of driving experience.

Compensation is $14 per hour. Driver’s license, driving record, and criminal background check will be required.

To Apply:

Email your resume to Mark Auterio, ReStore Director, at markauterio@habitatboston.org. Please put your full name and “Full-time Driver” in the subject line of your email.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position.